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“Savoureux” Show featuring Work of Kippy Hammond

Kippy Hammond
The Sanctuary Gallery presents “Savoureux”, a solo show featuring the work of Kippy Hammond The Sanctuary Gallery is pleased to invite you to “Savoureux”, which in French translates to “Flavorful”. The title reflects the influence on her work from the years that Ms. Hammond has lived in France. Her oil paintings and pastels reflect the […]
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Fun-Filled Weekend of Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Holiday Happenings
1st – Dec 24th: Beary Merry Christmas throughout Downtown New Bern. Visit for detailed event information. 8th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577. 8th: ARTcrawl presented by the Greater Good Gallery, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens, and […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – December 4th

New Bern Now Podsquad
Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Rich Sheridan, Colleen Roberts, and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, NC! Listen […]
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Awards Presented to Gingerbread Contest Winners

Gingerbread House Awards
The New Bern Historical Society presented the awards to its first Gingerbread House Contest winners at the recent Beary Merry Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown New Bern. First place and runner up awards were presented in three divisions:  Youth, Adult, and Professional.  The winners and prizes were Youth:  Runner-up $50 and pottery award to Cole […]
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Weekend Packed with Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend Events New Bern
1st: Bell Tower and Honor Garden Dedication and Chamber Ribbon Cutting, 1:00pm at the New Bern Fireman’s Museum. Call 252-637-3111. 1st: Ladies Only Holiday Sip and Shop, 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Mitchell Hardware. (Bring in “Mac & Cheese” and/or “Spaghettios” and receive 10% off your purchase on Dec 1st.- benefiting RCS). Call 252-638-4261. 1st: “Treasure Seeker” A Community […]
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December Happenings Live at The City Laundry

Live at The City Laundry
Wednesdays Pub Trivia with Austin Vaquilar. Pub Trivia every Wednesday Night at 7pm! Come and test your Trivia skills for an opportunity to win great prizes and have fun with friends! It’s all about bringing people together! The kitchen at Live will be cooking up some great compliments for an evening of fun. December 1st: […]
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19th Annual Cookie Walk

19th Annual Cookie Walk
Saturday, December 16 from 10am – 1pm  Christ Episcopal Church is once again holding the Annual Cookie Walk 311 Middle Street New Bern. There will be homemade cookies, pastries, pastries, delicious edibles, and other desserts. Enjoy specialty items along with hostess trays for sale. There will also be: The craft table will display homemade gifts, just […]
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“Around the World in 80 Carols”

Simon Spalding - 80 Carols
Simon Spalding offers a new spin on the season: holiday music played on international instruments! Simon Spalding plays Trent River Coffee Company on Thursday, December 21, presenting “Around the World in 80 Carols”. The concert features musical instruments from around the world.  Each instrument will be heard in a seasonal carol or song.  The program […]
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Send us your information for Ledger Magazine – Deadline December 18th

Ledger Magazine
Send us your community announcements, events, and other information that you want to share with local residents and visitors to be included in New Bern Now’s 1st Quarter Ledger Magazine (January  – March 2018). Deadline for submissions is December 18th. Reach prospective customers/clients by becoming an advertiser or sponsor. We offer opportunities like no other community […]
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Weekend Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Bear Plaza
24th: Light up the Season “Santa’s Arrival”, 3:00pm – 7:00pm at Bear Plaza. 24th – 25th: Open Air Art Market, 9:00am – 5:00pm at the Sanctuary Gallery. Call 252-571-8562. 24th – 26th: Festive Holiday Kick-Off Weekend, 2:00pm at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 25th: New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm at 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043. 25th: “Polar […]
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